Professor of Comparative Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at Sussex University Law School
Richard Vogler is a Professor of Comparative Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at Sussex University Law School where he teaches Comparative Criminal Justice and Criminology. He has served in the past as Head of the Sussex Law School and as Convenor of the University’s LLM programmes, including the recently launched LLM Corruption, Law and Governance delivered in Qatar. Richard has published widely on criminal justice reform, including his 2005 “World View of Criminal Justice” and his 2008 “Criminal Procedure in Europe.” In 2016 he published a comparative account of arrest and detention procedures around the world and is currently working on a theoretical analysis of global criminal procedure reform, entitled “Principles of Criminal Justice”. He has advised the governments of Ukraine, Georgia and Kyrgzstan, Azerbeijan, Armenia and Malawi, amongst others, on criminal justice reform, serving on the government criminal procedure code drafting committees in the first three cases. He has worked on criminal justice reform projects in China and served as Criminal Justice Assessor for the Council of Europe and as a Visiting Expert for the US Department of Justice’s Rule of Law Program in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. In 2008 he was awarded the Medal of Honour by the Republic of Ukraine’s Department of Justice for work on criminal justice reform with the Committee on Strengthening Democracy and the Rule of Law.